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STATEMENT: 2021 State Budget Signals a More Fair and Equitable New York During Pandemic Recovery

Eòghann Erenfroe April 07, 2021

“This is a solid budget for the crucial Pandemic recovery period that signals a more fair and equitable New York. It accomplishes a great deal under difficult circumstances and took principled compromise and hard work from the Legislature and the Governor to make it happen. Many provisions in the budget such as taxing very-high income earners, paying back rent and utilities, a fund for excluded workers, and eliminating premiums for Essential Plan coverage will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on the lives of low-income New Yorkers,” said Kristin Brown, President and CEO of Empire Justice Center.

Read full statement here: 2021 State Budget Signals a More Fair and Equitable New York During Pandemic Recovery